Technological advancements of the 20th and 21st century have made room for a lot of new billionaires in the world. They come from all parts of the world and some are even under 30 (think Mark Zuckerberg). Here is a list of the world’s top 10 tech entrepreneurs in the world.
Co-founder of Microsoft needs no thorough introduction. Not only is he one of the most famous technological geniuses in the world but he is also a successful businessman and philanthropist. In recent years he and his wife Melinda focused even more on their charity work in order to share an extensive part of their wealth with those in need. As of 2014, he is back on the number one spot of the wealthiest people in the world.
Since 2010 until 2014 the founder of America Movil was occupying the number one place on the list of richest people in the world, but lost it this year to Bill Gates again. Nonetheless, being second with an estimated net worth of $67 billion is not so bad either!
Larry Ellison, the founder of Oracle is the sixth richest person in the world and third richest tech entrepreneur. Ellison has a net worth of $42 billion.
This man is responsible for the blooming of online commerce services. He is the founder of Amazon.com and many of us can’t imagine our lives without it! Bezos is worth $27 billion.
He could very well be one of the most famous tech entrepreneurs on the planet right now, especially to the younger population. The founder of Facebook has an estimated net worth of around $25 billion, thus securing his place among the top tech entrepreneurs in the world.
Is there anyone in the world who hasn’t heard of Google by now? We think not, and we thank Mr. Page every day for giving us the gift of easy access to online information. Page is worth $23 Billion.
With an estimated net worth of about $22.8 billion, Larry Page’s business partner and co founder of Google, Sergey Brin is following closely behind as one of the richest tech entrepreneurs in the world.
Even though Azim inherited Wipro, his source of wealth, he continued to grow his business. This means he is a very capable tech entrepreneur who is constantly working on new ideas. He is also a known philanthropist, having donated $2 billion to enhance India’s public school system. The Indian tech tycoon is worth $13 billion.
Here’s another name that probably rings a bell. Michael Dell is a self-made billionaire with an estimated net worth of about $16 billion. Dell Inc. is one of the most well known and respected computer companies in the world and has been that way for a long time.
Anyone who knows anything about computers will have surely heard of Paul Allen and his position in the tech world. He is the co-founder of Microsoft, alongside Bill Gates and shares many characteristics with him as well. He is also a successful businessman (even outside Microsoft), philanthropist and real estate developer. When it comes to richest tech people in the world, Paul Allen definitely deserves to be on the list. He has a net worth of $15.8 billion.